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Re: Draft [URL] reference update to informative text

From: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@annevk.nl>
Date: Thu, 9 Oct 2014 18:12:48 +0200
Message-ID: <CADnb78hd0HOETds4yqg16J0UMeSk1tgiy9zLqkCWpXDwcBt0Ew@mail.gmail.com>
To: Sam Ruby <rubys@intertwingly.net>
Cc: Domenic Denicola <domenic@domenicdenicola.com>, "www-tag@w3.org" <www-tag@w3.org>
On Thu, Oct 9, 2014 at 6:06 PM, Sam Ruby <rubys@intertwingly.net> wrote:
> As a concrete example: as near as I can tell, the following hasn't had wide
> review, and therefore I suggest that implementers would want to consider
> carefully before they chose to implement it:
> http://intertwingly.net/stories/2014/10/05/urltest-results/4b60e32190

It seems you did not test on Windows. Are you suggesting we make URL
parsing dependent on OS? But yes, around file URLs there's a few small
things (not this test) that could be done better. The URL Standard has
open bugs pointing these out.

> I also don't think "all those tests are likely wrong" is a fair conclusion.

Fair. Some appear correct.

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